Amelia Toffee Company – Not Your Grandma’s Toffee!

Amelia Island is small barrier island with 13 miles of gorgeous beaches off the northeast coast of Florida near Jacksonville. This magical place is also home to Amelia Toffee Company. When founder Anita Comisky was a child, one of her fondest memories was making toffee with her namesake – her grandmother Anita Lester. Anita’s toffee today is…

The JAX Bridges exposure program is working for local entrepeneurs

The #OneWeekPitchChallenge led by Ashlea Justice is working for participants. Our value proposition is that we leverage “relationship access” at the JAX Chamber to create exposure opportunities for the small business community. Through our innovative pitch contest we were able to get exposure for our small business participants to the large viewership of WJXT-The Local Station.…

Female Entrepreneurs in Edible Enterprises

Food can be quite seductive. It’s the stuff that nourishes, entertains and delights us throughout the day. We respond to aromas from the kitchen or provocative displays in retailer windows and experience sensual pleasure from both cooking shows and the pages of culinary magazines. Professionally, food creates careers that include farmers, bakers, artisans, servers, food…